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  • Forms dense mats and grows 20—50 cm tall
  • Small, rounded kidney shaped leaves, alternate on thick sheaths stems that produce roots at nodes
  • Flowers are white to pale blue and open about three hours after sunrise and wilt by early afternoon
  • Fruit is a capsule with 8—14 winged seeds
  • Prefers open, sunny sites with nutrient-rich soil and shallow water less than 15 cm deep

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Heteranthera/Kidneyleaf mud plantain (Heteranthera renifomis)